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meclofenamate

 [mek″lo-fen´ah-māt]
a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug used as the sodium salt in the treatment of rheumatic and nonrheumatic inflammatory disorders, pain, dysmenorrhea, hypermenorrhea, and vascular headaches; administered orally or rectally.

meclofenamate

/me·clo·fen·am·ate/ (mek″lo-fen´ah-māt) a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug used as the sodium salt in the treatment of rheumatic and nonrheumatic inflammatory disorders, pain, dysmenorrhea, hypermenorrhea, and vascular headaches.

meclofenamate

An anthranilic-type NSAID, which is tightly bound to albumin, used for arthritic complaints, dysmenorrhoea and vascular headache.
 
T1/2
3–4 hours.

Excretion
Renal, gastrointestinal.

meclofenamate

Meclomen® Therapeutics An oral anthranilic-type NSAID excreted via the kidneys and GI tract. See NSAIDs.

meclofenamate

(mek´lōfen´əmāt),
n brand name: Meclofen, Meclomen;
drug class: nonsteroidal antiinflammatory;
action: inhibits prostaglandin synthesis by interfering with cyclooxygenase needed for biosynthesis; possesses analgesic, antiinflammatory, antipyretic properties;
uses: mild to moderate pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis.

meclofenamate

a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic and antipyretic activity; used as the sodium salt for treatment of arthritis and osteoarthritis, mainly in horses and cattle.